Leeds Kitty Cafe opens its doors after £500k refurb of old Yorkshire Bank

The much anticipated opening of the Kitty Cafe in Leeds takes place today after the finishing touches have been put on a £500,000 refurbishment.

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Have you been breaking the law?

Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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Drinking red wine makes people feel 'sexy but tired'

Drinking red wine may elicit conflicting responses of feeling both sexy and tired, a new study suggests.


Cone you believe this?

A man has been caught on camera wearing an odd choice of head gear in Scarborough.


Watch Stormtroopers march with Darth Vader through Leeds on bizarre Star Wars night out

A legion of Stormtroopers was captured following Darth Vader through Leeds city centre in a bizarre video captured by an onlooker.
Look to the skies over the weekend and you may see meteors.

Orionid meteor shower: How to see the spectacle over Yorkshire

This weekend, Yorkshire is set to be lashed by wind and rain as Storm Brian makes its way over the county.

Photo issued by Channel 4 of Rachel Riley on Countdown with the word 'gobshite', after it was suggested by the daytime quiz show's lexicographer Susie Dent.

Is this the rudest word to ever appear on Countdown?

Countdown viewers were left tittering in front of their TVs when a swear word cropped up during the show.

The 2018 series of "Thomas and Friends: Big World! Big Adventures!" Formerly six boys and one girl, the new team will have three girls and four boys. Picture: Mattel, Inc. via AP

Thomas the Tank Engine set for politically-correct overhaul

The new series of Thomas the Tank Engine will see a significant overhaul as two male engines make way for female trains.

Over-50s daters are adding 664 million annually to the UK economy in their quest for love, a study suggests.

Over-50s daters are boosting economy by £664m as 'silver singles' look for love

Over-50s daters are adding £664 million annually to the UK economy in their quest for love, a study suggests.

Bella is the most common name for a dog in Yorkshire.

Revealed: The most popular dog names in Yorkshire

Bella has been crowned the most popular dog name in Yorkshire according to a new poll revealed by The Kennel Club.

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What is the pull a pig game? The cruel new prank explained after woman left stranded abroad

A cruel prank which involves a man attempting to 'pull' an overweight or ugly woman has been put in the spotlight after a girl flew 400 miles only to be 'pigged'.

Woman left stranded by holiday fling after cruel 'pull a pig' prank

Woman left stranded by holiday fling after cruel 'pull a pig' prank

A young British woman was left in tears after flying to Amsterdam to be reunited with her holiday love - only to be told he’d been playing a cruel ‘pull a pig’ game

The Spiderman balloon that was rescued after a member of the public reported a parachutist in the sea. PIC: PA

Spiderman balloon sparks ‘parachutist’ sea rescue mission

A rescue operation was launched after a member of the public reported a parachutist in the sea - but it turned out to be a Spider-Man balloon.

Magician Dynamo, who is appearing in Leeds to sign his book.

Famous magician to appear in Leeds shop for book signing event

A West Yorkshire magician who rose to television fame is to sign copies of his new book in a Leeds city centre shop.

Leeds Roller Dolls established in 2007, Yorkshire first roller derby team,  taking part in a training session at Leeds Futsal Arena in 2015. Picture: James Hardisty

Leeds Roller Derby celebrate a decade of skating in the city

TEN years ago they were a small group of girls, learning to fall over in roller skates, and attempting to play a sport most people had never heard of, let alone seen in action.

Leia Trigger.

Fishy tale as ‘mermaid’ beached by health and safety concerns

A would-be “mermaid” has been left high-and-dry after being told she cannot use her flipper in public swimming baths.


Video: Britain is going nuts for the Yorkshire pudding wrap and it looks amazing

A street-food outlet has created a ‘Yorkypud’ wrap that includes all the classic bits of a Sunday lunch.

The world has been expected to end several times - but we're still here.

Why the world could end tomorrow - but you shouldn't worry

Clear your diary. The world might be about to end.

Father and son tile garage floor with 33,000 2p coins

A father and son are tiling their garage floor using 33,000 2p coins.

Ugo Ehiogu during his time at Aston Villa

Paddy Power apologises after listing late Ugo Ehiogu among options for Birmingham City job

A gambling firm has apologised after it allowed customers to bet on a dead former footballer becoming a manager.
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